5th Annual Cooks and Corks

Taste Culinary Creations from Arizona’s Top Chefs on October 20, 2017 at the 5th annual Cooks and Corks 

Cooks and Corks, a culinary celebration under the stars, brings together local cuisine, wine and the arts. This year, Cooks & Corks is set to return for its 5th year at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Hosted by The Scottsdale League for the Arts and presented by Earnhardt Cadillac, Cooks & Corks will feature Arizona’s top local chefs in a culinary spectacle featuring live cooking, showmanship and artful presentation. To compliment the flavorful tastings, guests will sip on libations provided by a superb collection of fine wines, spirits and craft beer.

In between bites, guests can check out the silent auction packed with amazing gifts from local restaurants and retailers, then head over to the Fotobot booth to commemorate the evening with a group selfie.

General admission is $125 and includes admission at 6:30 p.m., unlimited food and drink samples throughout the event. VIP admission is $175 and includes early entry at 5:30 p.m., a champagne welcome courtesy of Moet and Chandon Champagne, a gift bag and private seating. Presale tickets for both VIP and general admission are available online at www.cooksandcorks.org.  

This year’s Cooks and Corks culinary talent features a long list of award winning and widely celebrated local chefs including (so far):

Brian Peterson, Wright’s at the Biltmore

Christopher Nicosia, Sassi

Chuck Kazmer, Proof American Canteen, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale                                                                                                                          

Dell Morris, Proof American Canteen, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale        

Derek Biazo, deseo at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Jeremy Pacheco, LON’s at The Hermosa

Lance Whipple, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale

Lisa Dahl, Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill

Peter McQuaid, Elements Restaurant at Sanctuary Resort

Samantha Sanz, Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale

Tandy Peterson, Mowry and Cotton at the Phoenician

Todd Allison, T. Cook’s

Special thanks to our sponsors: Earnhardt Cadillac, The Four Seasons at Troon North and Fotobot for helping to make this event possible.

Cooks and Corks will be located at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, 10600 E Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85262. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed in cocktail attire and bear in mind this is an outdoor event, some guests may wish to bring a light jacket.

The Four Seasons Resort at Troon North is offering a special discounted room rate of $359 for guests attending Cooks & Corks, see event website for full details. Complimentary valet parking with be available at check in in front of the hotel lobby. For more information, visit: www.cooksandcorks.org.

All net proceeds raised will support the non-profit Scottsdale League for the Arts in its effort to promote arts and arts education organizations in the Phoenix metropolitan area, via annual fundraisers such as the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and The Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner. Since 2002, the League has contributed more than $4 million to numerous organizations such as Ballet Arizona, Childsplay, and Free Arts of Arizona.


Oct 20, 2017


Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
10600 E Crescent Moon Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85262


6:30 pm



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